Integrating Active Directory with CA Client Automation

Document ID : KB000009373
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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How do I add Active Directories to the CA Client Automation Domain Manager, enabling selection of AD users and User/Computer Groups?

CA Client Automation - All Versions

CA Client Automation can be configured to utilize Active Directory for granting/assigning rights within the product.

  • Open the DSM Explorer and expand Control Panel->Directory Integration. Select 'Add Directory'

    Figure 1

  • Step 1 - Click 'Next'

  • Step 2 - Enter the 'Directory Name' (Ex: and 'Directory Type' (i.e., 'Active Directory'), then click 'Next'

    Figure 2

  • Step 3 - Confirm that the server name and the port settings used are correct and click 'Next'

  • Step 4 - Enter the user name and password of an account with valid credentials on the directory being explored and click 'Next'

  • Step 5 - Confirm the 'Base directory node' and click 'Next'

  • Step 6 - Click 'Next'

  • Step 7 - Click 'Next'

  • Step 8 - Click 'Finish' to enable selection of AD accounts and user and computer groups within CA Client Automation   


Additional Information:

The Active Directory Integration will be assigned to the System Engine as an Engine Task: Default Directory Synchronization Job 

This task will import the Active Directory data. By default, it is scheduled to run 'Once A week', which can be changed.


CA IT Client Manager(ITCM) - ITCM & Active Directory Integration